Stuff I have bookmarked for August 20th through September 2nd:
- Study Finds That Online Education Beats the Classroom – Bits Blog – NYTimes.com – “On average, students in online learning conditions performed better than those receiving face-to-face instruction.”
- Derry firm to sign £20m contract – Derry Today – “High-tech Derry firm, Learning Pool, is set to sign a major international contract which could be worth £20 million.” Onwards and upwards for the LP team!
- Local Government Engagement Online Research » Blog Archive » Special Feature: Understanding Collaborative Learning with Hadley Beeman and Diving into the Learning Pool – “Collaborative learning is taking the principle of people working together and having ideas bouncing off each other and take command of new material better than they would on their own. Adding the layer of technology making it possible for them to do that when they’re not in the same place or not around at the same time.”
- LocalGovCamb | Google Groups – A Google Group for the Cambridge LocalGovCamp